Longest Running NASCAR Truck Team Dumps Chevy For Toyota

Nov 30, 2011 Full story: Captain Thunder's NASCAR News

Sandusky, Oh. - ThorSport Racing, the longest-tenured NASCAR Camping World Trucks team with entries since 1996, announced today their 2012 expansion plans - to include a partnership with TRD, U.S.A. . After a successful 2011 season in the NCWTS, with three wins and four poles between two veteran drivers - Johnny Sauter and Matt Crafton - and debut ... (more)

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Steve Weidert

Rochester, MN

#1 Nov 30, 2011
Too bad. Taking into consideration that Toyota is not an American company, this is yet another blow the belt shot at what NASCAR is truly about. I have been a fan of NASCAR for over 30 years and each and every year the thrill has faded with all the stringent rule changes, ill-tempered adolescents, and commercialization of the sport. I am fast becoming an ex-fan.
Park him

United States

#2 Nov 30, 2011
Steve Weidert wrote:
Too bad. Taking into consideration that Toyota is not an American company, this is yet another blow the belt shot at what NASCAR is truly about. I have been a fan of NASCAR for over 30 years and each and every year the thrill has faded with all the stringent rule changes, ill-tempered adolescents, and commercialization of the sport. I am fast becoming an ex-fan.
I have a Toyota and it was built in Kentucky and a Ford that was build in Canada. Looks like Toyota employs more Americans then the big 3.
ItsMe

Reston, VA

#3 Dec 1, 2011
"Longest Running NASCAR Truck Team Dumps funding from Chevy For funding from Toyota" Lets face it...there is nothing "Ford" or "Toyota" about these trucks aside from the sticker!
WWE CRASHCAR 2011

Trumbull, CT

#4 Dec 1, 2011
ItsMe wrote:
"Longest Running NASCAR Truck Team Dumps funding from Chevy For funding from Toyota" Lets face it...there is nothing "Ford" or "Toyota" about these trucks aside from the sticker!
Exactly! I don't know why NASCAR fans find that so hard to comprehend.

Since: Sep 10

Marion, NC

#5 Dec 1, 2011
Why does it matter what brand a team races? Now all they need is Nissan and Honda to get into NASCAR. That will really piss their fans off!

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